"You’ve got to get those lines so embedded inside you that it’s second nature." - Jeff Daniels on working with Aaron Sorkin
Los Angeles talks a lot about runaway production and the latest statistics show that the issue is a serious one. Film L.A. released statistics that in 2013 Louisiana became the top state for filming. With 108 major-studio movies released in 2013, 18 were primarily shot in the Southern state. Some of the top titles included 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club, G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Butler. California and Canada followed in second place with 15 films each while the U.K. came in with 12 films and Georgia with nine films to round out the top five. This marked ... Read more
Ashton Kutcher doesn't blow 'Jobs', the filmmakers do.
Ashton Kutcher knows that he might face some criticism for playing someone as well known as Steve Jobs. Plus, it’s the first time he’s played a real person. “It’s funny—you always play a real person. Most of the time people don’t know who you’re playing. It gives you liberty to screw up,” he said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. “People are probably going to watch and in some ways feel there are things I didn’t nail. There’s a lot of different perspectives on the guy. I looked at the Steve Jobs I felt like the most people ... Read more
It’s always difficult when an actor portrays a real person — Josh Gad is seeing that up close and personal with his depiction of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in the new biopic jOBS. In fact, the real Wozniak has already deemed the film ‘atrocious.’
Ashton Kutcher is another actor who has made the news recently for risking his health for a film role (ie: Anne Hathaway for Les Miserables and Matthew McConaughey for The Dallas Buyers Club.) In order to play Apple genius Steve Jobs, Kutcher adopted Jobs’ fruitarian diet.